Harriet Tubman's Contribution To The Anti-Slavery Movement

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This paper explores 3 articles based on the life of Harriet Tubman, highlighting her contribution to the anti-slavery movement in 19th century, and how the choices that she made change the women’s movement at the time. It also states that her background as a salve woman and her experiences led her to risk her life for hundreds of others slave and even family members.

Harriet Tubman; A Defiant Spirit Harriet Tubman was born to the bonding chains of slavery, against all odds she manages to find freedom for herself and others. Tubman was a woman that impacted her generation and generation to come by leading her people to freedom through the underground rail roads. Not only was she brave, but she was clever enough to come up with new paths and strategies to lead slaves thorough out the country into Ohio, a state free from slavery. She able to change people perception of what liberty, freedom, and equality means. This paper will inform about Harriet upbringing, her creativity, and her path to freedom.
The Upbringing
Harriet Tubman was born on 1820 in Dorchester Maryland as Araminta Ross, she was the daughter of Benjamin Ross and Harriet Green. She was the 5th of 9 children, 4 boys and 5 girls. Harriet at age 12 while working in the fields was hit in the head with a iron weight that was thrown at another African slave, due to this blow she suffered from Narcolepsy (aka sleeping spell), she also experience intense dream states that she connected to being religious dreams.
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